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Kim Garrett

Ely, MN
North House Folk School photo of instructor, Kim Garrett

Kim started rosemaling 12 years ago by taking a class at North House Folk School with instructor Mary Schliep. She fell in love with it and has been painting ever since. Kim has studied with several Vesterheim Gold Medal-winning rosemaling instructors. She also studied with master artists in Norway and Sweden. Kim’s goal is to bring together a blend of traditional Scandinavian folk art with modern techniques and point of view.

Current Courses Offered by Kim Garrett

3 Days
Teaser image for Rosemaling: Choose Your Own Telemark, Valdres or Unfinished Object Adventure

Rosemaling: Choose Your Own Telemark, Valdres or Unfinished Object Adventure

Rosemaling means "rose painting" in Norwegian, and is done in many styles reflective of specific regions in Norway. In this course, participants will be able to choose whether they wish to begin a project in the Telemark or Valdres style (beginners welcome in either style) or bring an unfinished object…
Fri, Nov 1st, 2019  –  Sun, Nov 3rd, 2019
9am-5pm
Instructors: Mary Schliep, Kim Garrett
3 Days
Teaser image for Rosemaling: Os Style

Rosemaling: Os Style

Rosemaling means "rose painting" in Norwegian, and is done in many styles reflective of specific regions in Norway. The Os region in western coastal Norway is known for its fanciful flowers and bright colors, making it quite different from many of the other styles of rosemaling. In this course you'll…
Fri, Aug 21st, 2020  –  Sun, Aug 23rd, 2020
9am-5pm
Instructors: Kim Garrett, Mary Schliep
3 Days
Teaser image for Rosemaling: Shaded Telemark Style & Traditions

Rosemaling: Shaded Telemark Style & Traditions

Rosemaling means "rose painting" in Norwegian, and the Telemark region in southeastern Norway is known for the classic look of its painting with asymmetrical scrolls and varied placement of leaves and flowers. In this course you'll study and practice basic techniques of this traditional decorative painting style. Students will begin…
Fri, May 15th, 2020  –  Mon, May 18th, 2020
9am-5pm
Instructors: Mary Schliep, Kim Garrett

Past Courses Offered by Kim Garrett

Rosemaling: Valdres-Style